Successful myocardial volume reduction in a 9-month-old infant

Luca A. Vricella, Steven R. Gundry, Ranae L. Larsen, Leonard L. Bailey

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Left ventricular reduction has shown promise as a treatment for end- stage dilated cardiomyopathy, with restoration of the physiologic ratio between myocardial mass and left ventricular diameter. We present a case of successful partial left ventriculectomy utilizing both lateral and septal wall excision as treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy in a 9-month-old patient. (C) 2000 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1253-1255
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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